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Category: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Addiction Research & Theories | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Potential Connection Between Addiction and Damage to Prefrontal Cortex

Neuroscientist and Synaptic Pharmacologist Susan Greenfield discusses how damaged prefrontal cortices can influence impaired thinking and cognition. The following is only an excerpt from Susan’s interview with The University of Melbourne’s research talk-show “Up Close”. To hear or

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Addiction Research & Theories | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Geoff Thompson | Videos

A Shift in Thinking – What Works in Addiction Treatment (4 of 5)

Welcome to the 4th segment on what researchers have observed when addiction treatment works. A common thing researchers find is that there is often a shift in thinking, that people begin to think in a

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Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Family Addiction Help

Addiction and Negative Thinking

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses negative thinking in addiction recovery and what can be done about it.

Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Dr. Paul Wong | Geoff Thompson | Victor Frankl

Confirmation Bias

By Geoff Thompson – MA, CCC Program Director Sunshine Coast Health Center If you are in early recovery, you may be familiar with the social pressure that comes along whenever we see others drinking or

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Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Family Addiction Help

Support for Families Struggling with Addiction: Negative Thinking Traps

By Cathy Patterson-Sterling – MA, RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center Introduction I have been thinking a lot lately about the power of thoughts and the impact of our thoughts on our

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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